Department of Labor and Regulation

Title - Labor Market Information Center

Career & Occupational Information - SD Occupational Licensing Agencies

South Dakota Abstracters' Board of Examiners

South Dakota Athletic Commission

South Dakota Board of Accountancy

South Dakota Board of Addiction and Prevention Professionals

South Dakota Appraiser Certification Program

South Dakota Board of Barber Examiners

South Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners

South Dakota Department of Agriculture (for commercial pesticide applicators)

South Dakota Cosmetology Commission

Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapist Examiners

South Dakota Board of Dentistry

South Dakota Department of Education (for teacher and education administrator certification)

South Dakota Division of Insurance

South Dakota Electrical Commission

South Dakota Emergency Medical Services (for EMTs)

South Dakota Board of Technical Professions (for engineers, architects, surveyors, etc.)

South Dakota State Fire Marshal (for information on requirements for boiler operators)

South Dakota Board of Funeral Service

South Dakota Commission on Gaming

South Dakota Board of Hearing Aid Dispensers and Audiologists

South Dakota Board of Massage Therapy

South Dakota Board of Medical & Osteopathic Examiners

South Dakota Board of Nursing

South Dakota Board of Nursing Facility Administrators


South Dakota Board of Examiners in Optometry

South Dakota Board of Pharmacy

South Dakota Plumbing Commission

South Dakota Board of Podiatry Examiners

South Dakota Board of Psychologist Examiners

South Dakota Real Estate Commission

South Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners

South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (for taxidermists)

South Dakota Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners

South Dakota Department of Environment & Natural Resources (for water and wastewater operators)


For general information on requirements involved in starting or operating a business in South Dakota, please see the Governor's Office of Economic Development's "Ready to Work" website.


Marcia Hultman, Secretary
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
Tel. 605.773.3101
Fax. 605.773.6184